How can I limit the number of occurrences in a download job?

I am trying to explore a big dataset (iNaturalist) but I don’t want to download the 19GB file, is there a way to create a sample dataset with a given number of occurrences?

Hi there,

You can just apply filters to get a subset of the dataset only—use e.g.,

to get occurrences in Mexico in 2021 only. That should give you a download of just 122 MB. Of course you can apply even more filters, if you want even fewer records.


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